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Casio XJA257UJ

74

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Casio XJA257UJ

£1,206.28
Casio XJ-A257
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chip.com.my Recommended
A good spec and spectacularly economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
35dB 1280 X 800 1800:1 No Jun 2014
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Casio XJ-A257 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Casio XJ-A257 number 276 in best selling projectors and number 840 across all projectors.
67
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
68
Age
3 Years Old
95
Running Costs
£30 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. This projector has received a "Recommended" award from Chip.com.my. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This Casio projector has running costs of only £30 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 6% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
The XJ-A257 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Longer than average service life of lamp
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Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £693.78 on Amazon UK 43 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Casio XJ-A257 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The writer at review site Chip.com.my concluded that they would recommend this projector and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Casio Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Casio is one of the superior projector manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts. 100% of those that bought a Casio projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £1,206.28 it is more expensive than 71% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The XJ-A257 has an average 5 year running cost of only £30 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most economic to run projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Casio released the XJ-A257 in June 2014.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The XJ-A257's noise level of 35dB is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 44% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Data projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The XJ-A257's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,800 is lower than 92% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the XJ-A257 of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 29% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Casio XJ-A257 of 20,000h is in the longest 11% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The XJ-A257 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XJ-A257 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Casio XJ-A257 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The XJ-A257 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 90% of data projectors which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

casio casioxja257vej, casio xja257uj, acer xja257uj

Barcodes:

00079767466848, 04971850466840

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